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ensign wasp

Evaniidae

Habitat:

The female wasp lays an egg inside the roach (egg case)...The larvae of these solitary wasps feed on cockroaches and develop inside the egg-cases (oothecae) of their hosts... Technically, they are thus predators...The adults drink nectar from flowers and neither they nor the larvae are dangerous or harmful to humans. source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evaniidae

Notes:

Spotted on the window screen inside the my mom's house. Since learning of their behavior here in Project Noah, I came to appreciate seeing them inside the house ^_^


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IanMichaelIleto
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IanMichaelIleto

Quezon City, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Lat: 14.66, Long: 121.07

Spotted on Sep 10, 2011
Submitted on Sep 12, 2011

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